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.... It was its eighth quarter in a row of profit. Microsoft also had a strong quarter, with profits up nearly 28%, while chipmaker Intel's profits rose 45%. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... But she presided over a series of ill-timed purchases, as well as major security breaches, that have left Yahoo in a worse state than when she joined. In 2008, Microsoft offered $44. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Bezos is $8. 3bn behind Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder who is in top spot with a fortune put at $87. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Like other console makers, Nintendo is having to counter the rise of the smartphone as a tool for gaming. And because - unlike Sony and Microsoft - Nintendo relies on games and consoles for almost all its sales, it is arguably more vulnerable to this trend. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The biggest gains on Tuesday came from the US, with the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite breaking the 6,000 barrier for the first time, 17 years after it first reached 5,000 during the height of the dotcom boom. The index was boosted by technology giants such as Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook, which will be among the main beneficiaries of any Trump tax reforms. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Google, Amazon and Microsoft report rising profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 08:53:18 PM
.... It was its eighth quarter in a row of profit. Microsoft also had a strong quarter, with profits up nearly 28%, while chipmaker Intel's profits rose 45%. ...
Nintendo says Switch will help double profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 12:33:24 PM
....Like other console makers, Nintendo is having to counter the rise of the smartphone as a tool for gaming. And because - unlike Sony and Microsoft - Nintendo relies on games and consoles for almost all its sales, it is arguably more vulnerable to this trend. ...
Stock markets surge to new highs ahead of Trump's tax reform plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:35:25 PM
....The biggest gains on Tuesday came from the US, with the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite breaking the 6,000 barrier for the first time, 17 years after it first reached 5,000 during the height of the dotcom boom. The index was boosted by technology giants such as Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook, which will be among the main beneficiaries of any Trump tax reforms. ...
Outgoing Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer will likely get $186m payout image
.... But she presided over a series of ill-timed purchases, as well as major security breaches, that have left Yahoo in a worse state than when she joined. In 2008, Microsoft offered $44. ...
Russia's secret image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:17:03 PM
World Bank chief echoes Bill Gates's warning to Theresa May on aid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 05:22:34 PM
....His comments came after Bill Gates told the Guardian that lives would be lost in Africa if the government dropped the commitment because plans to eradicate malaria would be jeopardised. Like Kim, the Microsoft founder also stressed that the UK would lose influence. ...
Internet pioneer Robert Taylor dies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 03:11:19 PM
....While working at the Pentagon in the 1960s, he instigated the creation of Arpanet - a computer network that initially linked together four US research centres, and later evolved into the internet. At Xerox, he later oversaw the first computer with desktop-inspired icons and a word processor that formed the basis of Microsoft Word. ...
Microsoft patched 'NSA hack' Windows flaws before leak image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 10:27:49 AM
. Microsoft says it had already fixed software flaws linked to an alleged breach of the global banking system before they were exposed last week. ...
Donald Trump’s tax holiday 'would help top US companies save $300bn' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 04:00:25 AM
....5bn in tax by taking advantage of Trump’s one-off 10% repatriation tax. Other companies sitting on vast fortunes parked offshore include the drugs maker Pfizer, with $193bn, Microsoft, with $124bn, and GM, with $104bn. ...
Google to display fact-checking labels to show if news is true or false image
....The expansion comes in the wake of heavy criticism of US technology firms for their inaction over the spread of misinformation and fake news, particularly around high-profile topics such as the US election. The UK government recently urged US firms, including Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft, to do more to police their platforms and remove illegal and extremist content. ...
Apple: dead in the water, or on top of its game? | John Naughton image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 06:00:46 AM
.... Although my Amazon Echo now knows that the meaning of life is 42, for example, it still won’t – or can’t – tell me which search engine it relies upon. (Microsoft’s Bing, since you ask. ...
Samsung Galaxy S8 hides home button and gains Bixby AI image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 03:00:35 PM
....It also offers a new dock that connects the phones to a monitor, keyboard and wireless mouse, allowing them to act as a kind of Android-powered PC. "Although Microsoft has done this in the past, the performance of the S8 makes it a very compelling experience," commented Mr Wood. ...
Fake data threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:11:20 AM
....Cloud-based management systems that use encryption to protect important documents are still very new in the legal world, says Susan Hall, a partner at law firm Clarke Willmott. A lot of law firms still rely on Redline editing, she says, which uses the edit tracking systems built in to Microsoft Word. ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
. Microsoft founder Bill Gates again tops Forbes' list of the world's richest people, in a year when the number of billionaires rose 13% to 2,043. ...
After Brexit, Israel senses a chance to boost trade with UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
....”. Technology is booming in Israel: Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres there, and there are 300,000 hi-tech workers in a country of only 8. ...
Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:32:08 AM
....". The leaks also claimed that the CIA had created malware to target PCs running Microsoft's Windows operating system. ...
ZTE fined $1.1bn for flouting US sanctions against Iran image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 08:17:10 PM
.... . According to Reuters, ZTE buys around a third of its its components from US businesses such as Qualcomm, Microsoft and Intel. ...
Global reports of Microsoft faults image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of March 2017 04:27:02 PM
. There are numerous reports from around the world that various Microsoft services are suffering faults. ...
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From sweaters to suits: the evolution of Silicon Valley CEO style image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 02:00:02 PM
.... But what tech-preneurs have worn to make bank is changing – here’s a look at how it has evolved over the years. The Microsoft billionaire is now as well-known for his beatific “I do philanthropy” smile as he is for his penchant for a V-neck worn over a button-down shirt, typically with chinos. ...
Has wearable tech had its day? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 01:47:11 AM
....Jawbone, once a popular fitness tracker brand, confirmed to TechCrunch that it is leaving the consumer market and focusing on healthcare providers. Microsoft has removed its Fitness Band on its online store (although it is still available on retail giant Amazon) and crucially no longer provides the Band developer kits. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 01:04:48 AM
....The aftercare industry wants equal access to wireless in-vehicle data and believes the technology is already here that could provide it securely. Public cloud providers like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure run programs called hypervisors that create virtual machines on computer servers. ...
Smart vision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:57:32 AM
.... And he's determined to develop guided "vision" for blind people, through the use of artificial intelligence and smart glasses. Marx has developed an app that voices up the video-recognition data provided by Microsoft. ...
Even with price rises, there’s no place like home for bargain-hungry Brits image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
. Apple shoved its prices up in the UK by as much as a quarter, sound system maker Sonos followed, and now Microsoft is raising the price of some its laptops by up to £400, all blaming the Brexit-inspired fall in sterling. ...
Microsoft raises prices of some PCs by up to £400 due to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:26:41 AM
. Microsoft has increased the price of its Surface and Surface Book computers in the UK by more than 15%, or £400 for some models, due to sterling’s drop in the value post-EU referendum. ...
Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft file opposition to Trump's travel ban image
....Almost 100 US technology companies have filed a legal brief opposing President Trump’s ban on migration from seven Muslim-majority countries, arguing that it imposes significant burdens on the industry by preventing it from hiring talented migrants. Among the companies signing the filing, an amicus brief supporting Washington state’s lawsuit against Trump’s order are Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft, as well as smaller firms such as Uber, Reddit, Netflix and Dropbox. ...
Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council after users boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:25:33 AM
....Trump’s executive order has faced widespread backlash in Silicon Valley, where many top executives and company founders are immigrants and where companies rely heavily on highly skilled workers from abroad. Executives from companies including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Netflix spoke out against the travel ban. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
....More to the point, he argues, Amazon’s customers choose to use them, unlike most internet chokepoints, which are forced through the basic facts of internet infrastructure. If Amazon’s concentration ever becomes a problem, they’re free to up stakes and move over to another cloud provider such as Microsoft or Google, or go back to the good old-fashioned days of self-hosting. ...
Wall Street suffers worst day in months following Trump travel ban image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 06:26:31 PM
....Facebook and Apple, which are scheduled to report earnings this week, were the top drags on the S&P 500. Other technology stocks trading lower included Alphabet and Microsoft. ...
Starbucks vows to hire 10,000 refugees as US companies condemn Trump travel ban image
....Starbucks has promised to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in response to Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring refugees access to the US and banning entry for anyone from seven majority Muslim countries. The move came as leading US companies including Alphabet, Amazon, Ford, Goldman Sachs and Microsoft came out against the policy. ...
UK GDP growth shows consumers spending despite Brexit worries | Larry Elliott image
.... Had the economy performed as George Osborne predicted it would in the fevered days before the referendum, late January 2017 would have been the moment when official data showed that output in the UK had contracted in both the third and fourth quarters of 2016 – the technical definition of a recession. Instead, Philip Hammond was in the happy position of being able to use a visit to Microsoft’s UK headquarters in Reading to announce that growth in the final three months of 2016 had been 0. ...
UK chancellor rules out cutting stake in RBS after £3.1bn US hit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 07:14:10 AM
.... RBS has already incurred £50bn of cumulative annual losses since taxpayers pumped in £45bn to keep it afloat. Speaking during a visit to Microsoft’s headquarters in Reading after RBS published an unscheduled trading update on Thursday, Philip Hammond said the government regarded the 73% stake as a “long-term asset” and quashed any hopes that tackling the long-running bond mis-selling scandal might facilitate a stake sell-off. ...
Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 08:00:01 AM
.... My first response to this was to try to fit more into the day, to try to work harder. But when I was on sabbatical at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, I found that in three months I got an enormous amount of stuff done and did an awful lot of really serious thinking, which was a great luxury, but I also had what felt like an amazingly leisurely life. ...
Amazon and Google fight crucial battle over voice recognition image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 07:03:00 AM
....”. Indeed, where are Apple and Microsoft, which also have their own voice-driven assistants in the form of Siri and Cortana? Although both can be used in the home – Siri on the iPhone or iPad, and to play content on the Apple TV set-top box, and Cortana on the Xbox games console – neither seems to be intent on the “home assistant” market. ...
World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 12:01:08 AM
....The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth. In a report published to coincide with the start of the week-long World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam said it was “beyond grotesque” that a handful of rich men headed by the Microsoft founder Bill Gates are worth $426bn (£350bn), equivalent to the wealth of 3. ...
Nintendo reveals Switch price and date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:20:30 AM
....Some analysts believe the device could be Nintendo's "last shot" at selling a home console, after the Wii U proved a flop. It was rapidly outsold by Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, although Nintendo has enjoyed success with its handheld 3DS device. ...
Sony closes Guerrilla Cambridge video games studio image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 06:23:21 PM
....". Microsoft also closed a long-established British studio - Lionhead, the developer of the Fable series - in 2016. ...
CES 2017: Nokia Android phone spurns the West image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 08:27:14 AM
....The Android device had been highly anticipated and marks Nokia's return to the smartphone market after a series of Windows Phone models. Microsoft briefly used the brand for about a year after buying Nokia's mobile devices unit in 2014. ...
Apple is not the only tech company kowtowing to China’s censors | Melissa Chan image
.... Evernote, like Apple, stores Chinese account holders’ data on Chinese servers so that authorities may access the information. Microsoft censors. ...
Career tips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:04:06 AM
.... . LinkedIn has about 400 million members worldwide (in the UK it has 20 million members - some 60% of Britain's working population and students) and last year Microsoft paid over $26bn (£18bn) for LinkedIn. ...
China Twitter boss leaves after seven months image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 2nd of January 2017 07:07:34 AM
....Chief technology officer Adam Messinger and chief operating officer Adam Bain have both left recently. Hong Kong-based Ms Chen, who had previously worked for Cisco and Microsoft, was hired as managing director for Twitter's China region in April 2016. ...
Ten ways to save money on your holiday flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 07:00:21 AM
....It may be an urban myth, but regular flyers swear that flight prices increase when a particular route is repeatedly searched. You can delete cookies by heading to the internet options button in “tools” on Microsoft Internet Explorer, or by heading to “settings” in Google Chrome. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....Ford, whose chief executive Mark Fields now refers to the company that made the first mass-produced vehicle as a "mobility services provider", pushed deeper into connected-car technology. This included investment in a San Francisco cloud-based software and data analytics company, Pivotal, in which Microsoft also has a stake. ...
Will Spotify kill the music download? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 08:00:37 AM
.... Smaller services such as Deezer and Tidal have a few million between them. However, the music industry, which has fretted that each shift in music format since 1995, from MP3 piracy to downloads to streaming, is driving down revenues, is now so worried about the effect of YouTube on streaming revenues that the US labels tried to push streaming payments on to the agenda of Donald Trump’s “tech summit” in mid-December, when representatives of Apple, Google, Microsoft and others met the US president-elect. ...
Boxing Day shoppers expected to splash out before Brexit price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:37:30 AM
.... Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. Apple has pushed up the price of every computer in its range, while Microsoft and Dell have also signalled that price hikes are on the way. ...
Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:43:07 AM
....Fashion retailer Next has said its clothing prices will rise by up to 5% while electrical goods retailers Dixons Carphone and AO have also said their suppliers want to charge more. Apple has pushed up the price of every computer in its range, while Microsoft and Dell have also signalled that price hikes are on the way. ...
Nokia sues Apple in patent dispute image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 08:10:05 PM
....In the end the two companies settled, with Apple making an undisclosed one-off payment, and making further royalty payments to use Nokia technology. Nokia eventually sold its mobile phone business to Microsoft in 2014, though earlier this year it said it would re-enter the mobile phone business by licensing its technology and brand name to a new Finish firm called HMD, which is making Nokia-branded phones once more. ...
Google responds on skewed Holocaust search results image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 12:12:44 PM
....Mr Sullivan added that it was far more common for users to search for simple terms, such as "Holocaust" rather than "did the Holocaust happen?" and that the phrasing of the question also affected result rankings. He added, however, that Bing - Microsoft's search engine - seemed to be doing "a better job" with these sorts of queries, though it was "not immune" to the issue. ...
'Call me': Donald Trump woos tech leaders at New York meeting image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:22:39 PM
....Journalists were allowed to listen to only the first four minutes of the multi-hour meeting. Among the attendees seen entering the building were Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, IBM’s Ginni Rometty, and Brian R Krzanich of Intel. ...
Fable video game team hunted down troll image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 12:49:49 PM
....Mr Van Tilburgh disclosed the affair at an event held by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) on Tuesday evening. Others on the panel gasped when they heard of the unusual tactics taken by Lionhead Studios, which occurred before the developer was sold to Microsoft. ...
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IBM vows to hire 25,000 staff as tech chiefs meet Trump image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 08:52:41 AM
.... . The senior executives expected to attend Wednesday's meeting in Trump Tower are expected to include Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Apple's Tim Cook, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, Google/Alphabet's Larry Page, Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook and Tesla founder Elon Musk. ...
Windows update knocks out internet connections image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:37:16 PM
....Virgin Media has issued detailed advice to customers on how to reconnect. Microsoft has also offered guidance to those experiencing difficulties. ...
Wall Street: Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit fresh records image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 10:45:10 PM
.... It also said it was working on technology to permit customers to order via an artificial intelligence program. Industrial and financial stocks continued to make gains, with American Express, Caterpillar and 3M all advancing more than 2%, as did Home Depot, IBM, Microsoft and Nike. ...
Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 11:08:09 PM
. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are collaborating to stop violent, extremist images and video being spread via their sites. ...
Chatbot sexism image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 11:00:40 PM
...."She" may boast an encyclopaedic knowledge, but research by consumer behaviour analysts Canvas8 reveals that some users are more interested in a virtual hook-up than fact finding. And she's not the only target: the equally smooth voice of Microsoft's Cortana is getting customers just as hot under the collar apparently. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
....”. The Currys PC World owner expects to shift truckloads of household electronics, ranging from 50in Samsung 4K TVs and Microsoft Surface Pro tablets to American-style fridges and Dyson cordless vacuum cleaners, as shoppers increasingly use Black Friday to upgrade their domestic appliances, alongside buying gifts. ...
India mobile payments surge after shock banknote move image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 10:30:13 AM
....Even small-scale retailers such as fruit and vegetable market traders have started to sign up for the services. Many economists and even Microsoft founder Bill Gates have welcomed Mr Modi's initiative, which is aimed at wiping out corruption. ...
Clock watching image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 12:16:53 AM
....8bn (£2. 4bn), its investors include computer groups Dell Technologies and Microsoft, conglomerate General Electric, and car giant Ford. ...
Tesco cyber-raid raises serious questions over UK banks’ security image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 04:00:53 PM
....Meanwhile, hackers in Russia and Ukraine break into the internal networks at financial institutions in their countries and infect ATMs with malware that would give them 50 times the amount they seemed to be taking out. The group is reckoned to have gained access by buying access to PCs already infected by opportunistic hackers using weaknesses in Microsoft Office and Windows. ...
Business winners and losers from a Donald Trump presidency image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 04:25:51 PM
....Rail will be boosted by Trump’s spending plans, and increase freight transportation. Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet have huge cash piles which they are more likely to repatriate back to the US to pay out as dividends or use to make acquisitions. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 12:07:21 AM
.... Uber and Airbnb are the two biggest global examples of this phenomenon. In the digital age, why own CDs when you can stream music via Spotify or Deezer? Why own DVDs when you can stream films via Netflix? And why pay for software on CDs when you can subscribe to services like Microsoft Office 365 and download all future updates from the cloud?. ...
Inflation 'set to soar to 4% by late 2017' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 12:01:29 AM
....Apple has increased the prices of its laptop and desktop computers in the UK by hundreds of pounds citing currency fluctuations as one of the reasons. Microsoft said some of its UK business service prices would go up by 22% in 2017, reflecting the pound's weakened value against the euro. ...
Apple raises computer prices in UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 12:01:17 PM
....". Rival Microsoft has already announced UK price increases for some of its business services. ...
The robotic caterpillar powered by light and other news image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:14:34 PM
. BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news, including the news that new 3D creation and editing tools are being added to the next edition of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. ...
Apple adds Touch Bar to MacBook Pro laptops image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 06:06:45 PM
....In the UK they will be £1,749 and £2,349 including VAT - prices that reflect the weaker pound. By comparison, Microsoft's new Surface Book laptop - which has a 13. ...
Windows 10 update and Surface Studio PC unveiled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 05:00:04 PM
....One expert said the moves would help prepare consumers for more radical augmented reality features, which are still under development. Microsoft also unveiled its first all-in-one desktop, the Surface Studio. ...
Nintendo profits hit despite Pokemon Go popularity image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of October 2016 10:46:01 AM
....". The Wii U was heavily outsold by Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, although Nintendo has enjoyed success with its handheld 3DS device. ...
Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 01:31:13 AM
. Microsoft's focus on cloud computing has helped it deliver better-than-expected quarterly profits, sending its shares to an all-time high. ...
Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 02:07:52 PM
....". The Wii U was rapidly outsold by Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One, although Nintendo has enjoyed success with its handheld 3DS device. ...
Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 08:53:25 PM
....". Other internet firms including Google, Twitter and Facebook said this month they had not been asked to carry out email scanning by the US government, while Microsoft said it had "never engaged" in such an activity. ...
Lights, camera... cloud image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of October 2016 11:01:24 PM
....So the benefits of sticking it somewhere remote and secure, yet accessible, may seem obvious. But while the public cloud giants, Amazon, Microsoft and Google, already have vast data centres with rentable capacity, Hollywood studios have been slow to make use of this "public space", preferring instead to build their own cloud infrastructures. ...
China tops US in numbers of billionaires image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of October 2016 07:13:28 AM
.... . Globally, the Forbes rich list is topped by Microsoft founder Bill Gates with $75bn, followed by Amancio Ortega of Zara and legendary investor Warren Buffett. ...
Are you a danger? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 12:16:14 AM
....Terry Ray, Imperva's chief product strategist, says: "Staff often don't think about security or know what is or isn't sensitive data. "And the risks of a data breach are massively exacerbated by the cloud, even though cloud-based apps, such as Microsoft's Office 365, are proving increasingly popular because they dramatically reduce IT costs. ...

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